The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.87% 6.68% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.86% 14.13% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 7
Average daily rate
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£298 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £230 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £525 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
284 283 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.23% 47.25% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 163 125
Average daily rate £360 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 23 £286 -11.92% 12
North Wales +4 4 - - 1
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UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
6 24 (35.29%) Citrix
7 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
8 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (25.00%) SAN
9 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
11 15 (22.06%) Linux
11 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (20.59%) DNS
12 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
13 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
13 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 12 (17.65%) Symantec
14 11 (16.18%) Oracle
14 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (16.18%) vSphere
14 11 (16.18%) XenApp
14 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
15 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (13.24%) HP
16 9 (13.24%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.41%) IIS
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.47%) Apache
8 1 (1.47%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.47%) Lync
8 1 (1.47%) Confluence
8 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) SAN
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) WAN
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 7 (10.29%) DHCP
6 5 (7.35%) VoIP
6 5 (7.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) Firewall
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) BGP
8 2 (2.94%) OSPF
9 1 (1.47%) VLAN
9 1 (1.47%) VPLS
9 1 (1.47%) IPsec
9 1 (1.47%) MPLS
9 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.47%) L2TP
9 1 (1.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.41%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Subversion
1 1 (1.47%) Hudson
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Wintel Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Wintel Support
9 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) LAMP
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) LPAR
3 1 (1.47%) iSeries
3 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (22.06%) Linux
4 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.29%) UNIX
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.88%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Debian
10 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) ITIL
2 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
2 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.41%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.41%) DevOps
4 2 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (1.47%) Network Design
5 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.47%) CRM
5 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Release Management
5 1 (1.47%) Change Control
5 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) VBScript
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) VB
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (10.29%) RHCE
4 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 3 (4.41%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.94%) VCP5
7 2 (2.94%) MCTS
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
5 11 (16.18%) vSphere
5 11 (16.18%) XenApp
6 9 (13.24%) vCloud
7 7 (10.29%) Terminal Services
8 6 (8.82%) XenServer
9 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.41%) NFS
9 3 (4.41%) MetaFrame
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.41%) Xen
10 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.47%) Samba
11 1 (1.47%) UAG
11 1 (1.47%) Postfix
11 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 7 (10.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (8.82%) ARCserve
5 5 (7.35%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Puppet
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.94%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.94%) Ansible
7 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.94%) SCOM
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Citrix
3 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 12 (17.65%) Symantec
4 11 (16.18%) Oracle
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 7 (10.29%) Remedy
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco
7 6 (8.82%) McAfee
8 5 (7.35%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Intel
10 3 (4.41%) Cognos
11 2 (2.94%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.94%) NetApp
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) IBM
11 2 (2.94%) Sophos
11 2 (2.94%) Mitel
12 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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Rate: £325 to £375 per day
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Rate: £320 - £400 per day
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